MILW Where old Ribsides go to die........

Kurt Moose Apr 10, 2017

  1. Kurt Moose

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    At the Chehalis-Centralia Steam Ride grounds.....
     
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  2. Kurt Moose

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    Love to see this old veteran restored, maybe with a "Route of the Olympian Hiawatha" on it.:rolleyes:
     
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  3. BoxcabE50

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    I, too, would love to see it restored. Of course they will say it takes $$$..... Which we all already know. :(

    I wish someone would do a book on the ribbie styles and classes.
     
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  4. Doug Gosha

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    A bittersweet sight.

    Doug
     
  5. friscobob

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    Somewhere in my collection, I have a picture of a MILW ribside boxcar next to the KCS mainline north of Heavener, OK. Most likely there after one of KCS's many "oopsies" during the Deramus (William IV) years..........
     
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    Stopped by again and got some details shot for you all who might want to model it.... IMG_4607.JPG
     
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  9. wazzou

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    That car actually belonged to my Uncle who had it in Mineral, WA for a time. I think he has since for all intents and purposes donated to the CCRR. It's essentially a tool car.
     
  10. Kurt Moose

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    Oh, wow!! Being a Milw fan, this would be sweet to own, and restoring it would be a labor of love! The other one up at Snoqualmie was looking good awhile back, but I haven't seen it for awhile now.
     
  11. BoxcabE50

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    Did they ever get a second door for it?
     
  12. Kurt Moose

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    Not that I know of, it's been two years since I saw it, and I only live 20 minutes away!o_O
     
  13. BoxcabE50

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    That door has been removed for decades now. :(
     

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